Yoga - Unwind Your Spine
Start your day with this nurturing, gentle class exploring very slow and repetitive movements allowing for you to discover more efficient, improved physical functioning and a greater sense of well being. Bring a blanket or a yoga mat and come “unwind”.
- Instructor: Deborah Birrane
|Monday & Wednesday||Mar. 27 - May 17||9:30 am - 10:30 am||Activity Center|
Improve physical conditioning levels and decrease the risk of falling with stretching, low-impact aerobics, strength training and balance exercises. Gym-type shoes are required (no sandals) and a water bottle is recommended. Co-sponsors: Group Health & Senior Services.
- Instructor: Yu San Gartz
|Tuesday / Thursday / Friday
|Apr. 4-28||8-9am or 9:30-10:30am**
|May 2-30||8-9am or 9:30-10:30am||$39|
|Jun. 2-30||8-9am or 9:30-10:30am||$42|
Kokondo Martial Arts
Learn basic karate including blocks, kicks and strikes. Emphasis placed on effective street self-defense; you will learn to defend yourself against punches, grabs, chokes, bear hugs and more.
- Instructor: Gerry Flock
- Age 12+
|Wed./Fri.||Apr. 5-28||5:00 pm - 6:30 pm||Field House|
|Wed./Fri.||May 3-31||5:00 pm - 6:30 pm||Field House|
|Wed./Fri||Jun. 2-30||5:00 pm - 6:30 pm||Field House|
This class will introduce the basic movements of Tai Chi with focus on the fundamentals of the practice and emphasis on relaxation. By the end of the 6 weeks, students will have learned a beginning Tai Chi pattern from the Standard 24 form. This course is geared toward students who are new to Tai Chi, but all students, regardless of experience are welcome. Wear comfortable, loose clothing.
- Instructor: John Lindsay
||Jan. 23 - Feb. 27
||11:00 - 12:00 pm
||Beach Park Dining Hall
|Mon./Wed.||Mar. 6 - Apr. 5||11:00 - 12:00 pm||Beach Park Dining Hall|
|Mon./Wed.||Apr. 10 - May 10||11:00 - 12:00 pm||Beach Park Dining Hall|
|Mon./Wed.||May 15 - Jun. 19||11:00 - 12:00 pm||Beach Park Dining Hall|
Gary McNeil with Des Moines Legacy Foundation is hosting local walks the 3rd Sunday of the month at 11am and interested individuals should meet at the base of the fishing pier at the Des Moines Marina unless otherwise noted.
Sunday, May 21 1pm
Sunday, Jun. 18* 1pm *Meet at Saltwater Park Restrooms